Tony Romo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Troy Aikman still concerned about Tony Romo's back

    NFL.com "Troy Aikman knows a thing or two about back surgeries. The Hall of Fame quarterback underwent back surgery when he was 26 years old and retired when he was 34 in large part because of back issues. Given his experience, the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback isn't ready to join the chorus of..." April 17

  • Tony Romo, wife welcome baby boy

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his wife, Candice, welcomed their second son on Tuesday. Rivers Romo weighed in at 8 pounds, 12 ounces and checked in at 20.5 inches. Mother and son are healthy." March 18

  • Tony Romo: Rehab is 'going good'

    ESPN.com "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo spoke for the first time on Saturday night about his back surgery. After watching the Duke-North Carolina game with coach Jason Garrett, Romo told ESPN's Rece Davis that his recovery from back surgery is going well and he's on target to participate in next..." March 09

  • Cowboys Rework Tony Romo Deal

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys will be less than $1 million over the salary cap after restructuring quarterback Tony Romo's contract to create $10 million in cap space. According to a source, the team will convert $12.5 million of Romo's $13.5 million base salary into a signing bonus, dropping his cap..." March 04

  • Manziel could supplant Romo as the most polarizing QB in Texas

    Fox Sports "Ever since he took the NFL by storm in 2006, Tony Romo has been one of the biggest lightning rods in the league. Soon, though, he may be surpassed by Johnny Manziel, if it hasn't happened already. Just in the past 48 hours, two of Jerry Jones' longtime cohorts have caused a stir with their..." February 28

  • Cowboys preparing for no Tony Romo

    ESPN.com "The indications are Tony Romo is progressing well from back surgery and should be ready to go for offseason workouts. That's the word from Valley Ranch on Thursday. However, something else happened in the cold and snowy weather on Thursday. Quarterback Mike Kafka worked out for team..." February 07

  • Tony Romo poised to move into next stage of rehabilitation

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo has made excellent progress and will soon move into the next stage of his rehabilitation, sources said. The Cowboys quarterback had surgery to relieve the pressure of a herniated disk on Dec. 27, two days before the team ended the regular season with a loss to Philadelphia. Basic core..." February 06

  • Cowboys expected to restructure Romo's contract

    ESPN.com "A look back: Romo equaled his best touchdown to interception ratio in his career, with 31 touchdown passes and 10 interceptions in 15 games. He threw for 3, 828 yards but he had five games in which he did not throw for more than 210 yards. He completed 63.9 percent of his passes, which was..." January 28

  • Aikman: Romo back issues should concern Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "ike other former Cowboys, quarterback Troy Aikman thinks his old team could be better off with someone other than Tony Romo at quarterback. Aikman also thinks that the team should be considering the possibility of someone other than Romo play quarterback on a regular basis. Aikman explained in..." December 29

  • Terrell Owens: “We shouldn’t expect any Peyton Manning magic from Tony Romo”

    Fansided "Terrell Owens has never been a shrinking violet during his playing days in the NFL and the same outspoken personality that Owens had during his 15-year playing career has continued into his retirement. Speaking on NFL Network’s “NFL Total Access,” Owens commented on his former quarterback with..." December 28

  • Tony Romo to have surgery, miss showdown with Eagles

    USA Today "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's season is officially over, and backup Kyle Orton's is about to begin. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett told news reporters Romo underwent back surgery Friday morning and will be placed on injured reserve. That confirms what a person with knowledge of the..." December 28

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    Dallas Cowboys @dallascowboys

    Garrett says Romo underwent back surgery and will be placed on IR

  • Cowboys' Jason Witten: I won't count Tony Romo out

    NFL.com "Cowboys' Jason Witten: I won't count Tony Romo out 4 By Dan Hanzus Around the League Writer Published: Dec. 26, 2013 at 05:20 p.m. Updated: Dec. 26, 2013 at 05:46 p.m. Jason Witten and Tony Romo entered the NFL together in 2003. Tony Romo Witten has seen his..." December 26

  • Tony Romo's absence is too much

    ESPN.com "Jason Garrett walked to the podium at the Cowboys practice facility on Monday afternoon like it was a normal day. He smiled to reporters and asked how they were doing. Things were not normal. But Garrett tried to make it as such. Quarterback Tony Romo has back issues so severe..." December 24

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Jerry Jones said on 105.3 FM The Fan that Tony Romo shouldn't be ruled out. He's going through treatment.

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Source on Tony Romo: "I would be very, very surprised if he got back on the field."

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Source says Tony Romo got epidural injection for herniated disk. Takes 2-3 days to determine effect of shot. Source very skeptical QB plays

  • Jerry Jones: Tony Romo could be cleared to play vs. Eagles

    CBSSports.com "It seems unlikely since Tony Romo reportedly has a herniated disk that could require surgery, but Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said late Monday that Romo could still be cleared to play in the Week 17 game against the Eagles. The winner will take the NFC East and the playoff berth..." December 24

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Cowboys QB Tony Romo has been ruled out the rest of the season due to his back injury, per league source.

  • Tony Romo out for rest of season with back injury

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the season because of a back injury, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Monday. Romo has a herniated disk in the lumbar region and needs to have surgery, a source told ESPN Senior NFL Insider Chris Mortensen. At..." December 23

  • Cowboys disagree on Romo’s injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys’ thrilling win over the Redskins didn’t come without cost. Quarterback Tony Romo is injured. But it’s not currently clear what the injury is. In a contradiction that epitomizes the current state of the franchise, Ed Werder of ESPN says that owner/G.M. Jerry Jones claims that..." December 22

  • Cowboys’ DeMarco Murray and Tony Romo’ relationship is ‘frosty’

    Fansided "Things within the Dallas Cowboys organization seem to be falling apart. The Cowboys lost to the Green Bay Packers in Week 15 despite holding a 23 point lead at one point. ESPN’s Ed Werder has reported that there is tension between quarterback Tony Romo and Jason Garrett after he seemingly threw..." December 22

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Jason Garrett was quick to throw tony romo under the bus. Said the final int was a run call that romo checked out of

  • Can’t pick on Romo: ‘Boys QB has cut down on turnovers

    New York Post "If the Giants are counting on Tony Romo to make one of his patented late-game turnovers Sunday, they’re probably going to be out of luck. The Cowboys might be a familiar 5-5 heading into their NFC East showdown with Big Blue at MetLife Stadium this weekend, but that typical Dallas mediocrity..." November 23

  • Tony Romo backs Dez Bryant

    ESPN.com "With audio now available to back up Dez Bryant's claim that he was saying only positive things when he was seen shouting at Tony Romo in a sideline rant last weekend, the Dallas quarterback was ready to offer a passionate defense of his top receiver. Romo took care of it without the arm-waving..." November 01

  • Jerry Jones: Tony Romo 'best in business' late in games

    NFL.com "It's no secret that Jerry Jones has deep and profound admiration for Tony Romo's skill as an NFL quarterback. Lest we forget Jones' comments in the wake of Romo's star-crossed performance against the Denver Broncos earlier this month a game Jones called the best by a quarterback in Dallas..." October 20

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    PSD Staff In Week 5 we saw the “dueling banjo” competition between Peyton Manning and Tony Romo. Touchdown for touchdown yards for yards and although to different degrees a pick for a pick! We expect Manning and Romo to continue to be hot in Week 6. Injuries as always will be looming over your heads as game... October 10

  • Romo on putting in 'Manning-type time on the job'

    Fox Sports Southwest "After Tony Romo signed a new contract in the offseason Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said his quarterback would be putting in "Peyton Manning-type time on the job" around the practice facility. Now Romo is facing Manning's Denver Broncos on Sunday and it's clear that Jones' statement was no swipe..." October 05

  • Romo says best teams have QBs who get time to go through reads at normal pace, which is happening for him now

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo said he can tell the offensive line is better this year just because he has more time. And that means he is making fewer decisions “under duress.” “There have been several cases where I’ve been able to get through – I’ll get through reads pretty quickly normally – but the ability..." September 25

  • Tony Romo plans to take pain shot before Sunday's game

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo’s ribs are feeling better but the quarterback will likely get another shot before the Cowboys take the field against St. Louis Sunday afternoon. “I think tentatively we are planning on it just because of the nature of it and what we thought” Romo said. “But we’ll see as we get..." September 19

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Tony Romo Dez Bryant and Morris Claiborne are all dressed out and participating in early part of practice. 88 likely to be limited.

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    At this point Cowboys expecting Tony Romo Dez Bryant and Month Claiborne will all start against Chiefs at Arrowhead. All hurt Week 1

  • Romo: I’ll play through the pain

    New York Post "After playing with a punctured lung and broken rib two years ago Tony Romo isn’t going to let anything less than that keep him off the field. Despite wincing with every step as he walked out of the Cowboys’ jubilant locker room here Sunday night Romo insisted he won’t miss a beat despite two..." September 09

  • Romo To Receive X-Rays On Monday, Praises AT&T Crowd

    DallasCowboys.com "The way Romo was lying on the turf of AT&T Stadium late in the first half of Sunday’s win against New York it was hard not to envision the Cowboys’ $108 million quarterback might miss some time. Having watched the face of his franchise take a hit from three Giants defenders at once even..." September 09

  • Romo X-Rays Negative; Cowboys Expect QB In Week 2

    CBSDFW "Tony Romo probably won’t escape discomfort this week. But he’s dodged a serious-injury bullet with the Cowboys saying their quarterback underwent X-rays on Monday morning looking for damage in the area of his ribs and that the results are negative. “We feel optimistic with the tests coming back..." September 09

  • Dez Flattered But Thinks Romo Has Shot At MVP

    CBSDFW "Dez Bryant isn’t yet Michael Irvin’s equal as a decorated Dallas Cowboys receiver. But in terms of understanding how the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award is earned give Dez the edge over “The Playmaker.” The Hall-of-Famer Irvin – unabashedly biased toward Bryant and the Cowboys – is predicting..." September 05

  • Romo vows to make protecting the ball his top priority this season

    San Antonio Express-News "Coming off a season in which he tied for the NFL high with 19 interceptions Tony Romo said Wednesday his top priority this season will be to protect the football. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback’s interception total also matched a career high. He threw four interceptions in a 29-24 October loss..." September 05

  • Staubach confident in Romo, Boys

    ESPN.com "Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach is sick and tired of hearing Tony Romo get ripped for the Dallas Cowboys' lack of success. "If there's a bigger Romo fan in town I don't know who it is" said Staubach one of many former Cowboys who attended the team's open practice at AT&T Stadium and..." August 23

  • Sean Payton says he was a better college QB than Tony Romo

    CBSSports.com "Saints coach Sean Payton will join Jim Rome on Showtime's "Rome" -- it airs Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. ET so set your DVR -- and as is normal with the show will engage in a little Q & A with the host. One of the questions Rome asks him is who was the better college quarterback: Payton or fellow..." August 15

  • Romo reportedly out for Cowboys' HOF game

    NFL.com "The Dallas Cowboys are preparing to open the preseason minus the services of quarterback Tony Romo. Multiple sources told Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com that Romo won't play in Sunday's Hall of Fame Game against the Miami Dolphins. Romo hasn't missed a practice during training camp after..." August 02

  • Romo’s Legacy Dependant On Team Success Of Dallas Cowboys

    The Landry Hat "How much longer will it be before our Dallas Cowboys are relevant again purely because of their merits on the field? Every offseason it looks as if the drought will end and this year is no different. As I thought about this I began to wonder what it’s really going to take before we erase the..." August 01

  • Tony Romo confirms he wants to play in HOF Game

    ESPN.com "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo confirmed that he wants to play in Sunday's Hall of Fame Game against the Miami Dolphins. "If I did play it would be a series [so] whether you went eight plays or three plays I'm not sure how much that is going to affect that" Romo said. "Saying that I still..." July 30

  • Garrett says Romo won’t play in Hall of Fame game

    Pro Football Talk "For the Hall of Fame game seeing starters play usually is a blink-and-you-missed-it proposition. As to Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo you may be able to miss him without blinking. Coach Jason Garrett told 105.3 The Fan on Friday that Romo may not make the usual starting-quarterback cameo in the..." July 27

  • Tony Romo would like to be an offensive coordinator some day

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is expected to get more involved in the game planning this season. Some day he’d like to be the person who’s in charge of game plans. Romo will have some say in which plays end up in the game plan this year and people who know him say that’s something that he hopes..." July 26

  • Romo will be on an informal 'pitch count' for his throws in training camp

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Cowboys will keep an eye on how much quarterback Tony Romo throws in training camp, although they won’t have a “pitch count” for him. “It’s more communication – ‘How you feeling?’ – and also, you look at the ball,” head coach Jason Garrett said Saturday in Oxnard, Calif., where the Cowboys..." July 20

  • Tony Romo cleared to practice this weekend

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys' medical staff has cleared quarterback Tony Romo to begin practicing when training camp starts on Sunday, according to sources. Romo underwent minor surgery to have a non-cancerous cyst removed from his back in April. The surgery prevented Romo from participating in offseason..." July 18

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    I'm told Cowboys expect Tony Romo to be ready for start of training camp. He's been rehabbing daily and throwing regularly #cowboys

  • Center position doesn't bother Tony Romo

    ESPN Dallas "The center position for the Cowboys was a mess last season. It started in training camp when shotgun snaps were flying all over the place and the health of projected starter Phil Costa was jeopardized when he injured his back. During the season, quarterback Tony Romo had three centers,..." June 15

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Jerry Jones said its probably unlikely Tony Romo will be available for veteran minicamp next week.

  • Is Tony Romo an average quarterback?

    ESPN Dallas "Last week, Tony Romo said 8-8 is average. He said he's not an average quarterback. Romo's new $108 million deal would indicate he's paid like an elite quarterback. Romo isn't an average quarterback, yet the last two seasons, Romo has finished 16-16. When you compare him to other..." May 26